4 Motivational Books That Can Supercharge Your Life and Get You Moving Toward Your Goals

The world is a busy place. The weight of our responsibilities and situations can turn us into anxiety-ridden individuals who lose track of our dreams, desires and need to make a difference. I was recently reading an eBook written by Brendon Burchard and he asked three simple questions that will help me continue to stay... View Article

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Four Things Millennials Need to Succeed in the Workplace

Just in case you hadn’t heard…The Millennials (the generation born between 1980-2000) are coming.   No wait, the Millennials have arrived.  They are here.  They are in the workforce en masse and we need them.  And they have arrived with a unique set of needs that we should all be thinking about. Consider these needs... View Article


Six Perks to Offer to Millennial Employees That Won’t Break the Bank

It’s time to face facts: Millennials are changing today’s modern workforce. They are changing culture, and even now the overall structure for companies as a whole. In order to obtain and retain these millennial employees, more and more business owners are finding themselves searching for new and creative ways to keep them happy and thriving... View Article


How Millennials are Changing Workplace Communication

At this moment in 2017, Millennials and baby boomers currently are coexisting in the workplace, as more Generation Y workers are entering into today’s bustling workforce. Large organizations are looking to hire more and more of these bright, qualified young folks as their companies are changing and evolving. Millennials Prefer Text Communication This influx of new... View Article


How to Use Dynamic Media to Engage Millennial Learners

Many predictions about the future have been spectacularly wrong; for example, in 1948, Mary Somerville of Radio Educational Broadcast assured us that “Television won’t last. It’s just a flash in the pan.” Variety Magazine assured us in 1955 that “Rock ‘n’ Roll would be gone by June.” And, in 2005, Nikki Finke of LA Weekly... View Article


Take Your Employee to Work Day — Is Job Shadowing Right for Your Company?

While most learning professionals will agree that the gold standard is on-the-job training, few would argue that it’s always the best solution for every performance need. Job shadowing can be an excellent substitute, because it provides on-the-job training without actually “practicing” on real files or people. In reviewing your methodology options, what questions might you... View Article


Using Big Data to Understand How Millennials Learn

Big data? What is that? Is it amazing, new, ginormous and scary? Answer: No! Is big data just a buzz phrase Millennials throw out there to make it sound like something Gen Xer’s, Baby Boomers and Traditionalists never considered? Answer: No again! Big data is really a collection of data from traditional and digital sources... View Article


6 Books to Help You Better Understand Millennials [+ exclusive free chapter!]

Millennials are a notably large and diverse group, so it would be a mistake to homogenize them. Yet millennials have common characteristics that can inform a more complete understanding of their behaviors and attitudes. Some of the more frequently used terms to describe this generation are: unattached, connected, unconstrained and idealistic. How can one be... View Article


Video is the New Black — Why Millennials Choose This Media Over Others

Seems like you can’t go anywhere these days, especially on the internet, without seeing a video. They are everywhere right now, from YouTube to social media. You also can’t get very far without reading or hearing about the world’s largest generation to date, the Millennials. So, what do Millennials (80 million strong, generally ranging in... View Article


How to Attract Top Millennial Talent to Your Organization [+ free e-book!]

There’s a new generation coming in and driving tomorrow’s workforce. Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past five years, you’ve heard the “M” word by now. Generation Y—a group more popularly known as Millennials—is beginning to take over the workplace as more and more Baby Boomers begin to retire. At this point,... View Article


Learning Theories – Which is Best for Millennials?

As learning professionals, we are always interested in learning theories, especially if we’ve been in the industry for a while and have seen more than one learning theory applied to our development over the years. I’ve recently been giving thought as to how millennials learn, for example: Which methods work best for a millennial? What... View Article